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Is the study of drugs, specifically with the focus on their psychological effects. This section cover the areas of Help and General Drug and Internet Addition information.

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Adrafinil - From The Good Drug Guide. 3/5
Amisulpride ( Solian ) - Antidepressant-like activity of amisulpride in two animal models of depression by Papp M, Wieronska J Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences. An Abstract. 3/5
Amineptine ( Survector ) - Amineptine. From Biopsychiatry. 3/5
Amitriptyline Brand names: Elavil, Endep - Amitriptyline may be used in depressive illness of psychotic or endogenous nature and in selected patients with neurotic depression. 3/5
Anti-depressants have little more effect than placebos, claims study. - Article. 3/5
Approaches to Drug Induced Mental Impairment 3/5
Aricept.com - Aricept is the only once-a-day drug for Alzheimer's. It has helped people with Alzheimer's keep their memory longer. 3/5
Aripiprazole - Interactions of the novel antipsychotic aripiprazole (OPC-14597) with dopamine and serotonin receptor subtypes. 3/5
Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry -UK  - This is a general site only.3/5
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BioPsychiatry. Com - An extremely informative site for all your drug information.  This site should be one of your first to consult. Below is an extract of some of the current available information: 5 /5

Amitriptyline ( Elevail, Endep, Domical, Lentizol, Tryptizol ) and Dothiepin ( Prothiaden ) - Are these drugs
Antidepressants and the Dopamine Connection - is there a connection?
Bupropion ( Wellbutrin ) versus Sertraline ( Zoloft , Lustral ) - A placebo-controlled comparison of the antidepressant efficacy and effects on sexual functioning of sustained-release bupropion and sertraline by Haddjeri N, Blier P, de Montigny C Croft H, Settle E Jr, Houser T, Batey SR, Donahue RM, Ascher JA Charleston.
Clonazepam ( Klonopin , Rivotril ) - Clonazepam in the treatment of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia.
Chlorpromazine ( Largactil ) - C h l o r p r o m a z i n e nextHOME Chlorpromazine Depression and Antidepressants. - Neuroleptics and the neuroleptic-induced deficit syndrome by Lewander T Astra Arcus AB, CNS R & D, Sodertalje, Sweden.  Acta Psychiatr Scand Suppl 1994; 380:8-13 ABSTRACT.
Dopamine Connection - The - Information from Biopsychiatry.
Fluoxetine ( Prozac ) -   Information from Biopsychiatry.
Maprotiline ( Ludiomil ) versus Amitriptyline ( Elevail, Endep, Domical, Lentizol, Tryptizol )
Maprotiline ( Ludiomil ) versus Moclobemide ( Manerix, Aurorix )
Mirtazapine ( Remeron , Zispin )
Noradenaline and Dopamine
Paroxetine ( Paxil , Aropax ) - A double-blind placebo-controlled trial of paroxetine in the management of social phobia (social anxiety disorder) in South Africa by Stein DJ, Berk M, Els C, Emsley RA, Gittelson L, Wilson D, Oakes R, Hunter B Department of Psychiatry.
RIMAs: Moclobemide ( Manerx , Aurorix ) and Brofaromine - Meta-analysis of the reversible inhibitors of monoamineoxidase type A moclobemide and brofaromine for the treatment of depression by Lotufo-Neto F, Trivedi M, Thase M Instituto de Psiquiatria da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) - Systematic review and guide to selection of selective serotonin    reuptake inhibitors by Edwards JG, Anderson I University of Southampton, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Biological Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Royal South Hants Hospital, England.
Tricyclic Antidepressants - Lofepramine ( Gamanil ) - Lofepramine. A review of its pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties, and therapeutic efficacy in depressive illness by Lancaster SG, Gonzalez JP ADIS Drug Information Services, Manchester, England.
Venlafaxine ( Effexor ) - Pharmacological effects of venlafaxine, a new antidepressant, given repeatedly, on the alpha 1-adrenergic, dopamine and serotonin systems by Maj J, Rogoz Z Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow,  Poland. J Neural Transm 1999
British Association for Psychopharmacology UK - A good source of Psychopharmacology links. 2/5
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CenterWatch: Clinical Trials Listing Service - This site contains an international listing of clinical research trials as well as profiles of centers performing trials. The site also offers a section on new drug therapies and will email patients when clinical trials they are interested in become available. 5/5
Cholinomimetic Activities of Minaprine. An Abstract. 3/5
Clopixol® Clopixol-Acupase® Clopixol® Depot- Lundbeck, Zuclopenthixol Dihydrochloride, Zuclopenthixol Acetate, Zuclopenthixol Decanoate - An Antipsychotic . 3/5
Controlled trials of inositol in psychiatry - By Levine J Ministry of Health Mental Health Center, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheva, Israel Eur Neuropsychopharmacol, 1997 May, 7:2, 147-55. An ABSTRACT. 3/5
College of Mental Health Pharmacists - UK   4/5
Dopamine, Opioids and Learned Helplessness - Dopaminergic and opioidergic mediations of tricyclic antidepressants in the learned helplessness paradigm by Besson A, Privat AM, Eschalier A, Fialip J NeuroPsychoPharmacologie, Universite d'Auvergne, Laboratoire de Pharmacologie, Faculte de Pharmacie. 3/5
Drug-induced Mania - By Peet M, Peters ST University Department of Psychiatry, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, England. 3/5
Drugs Approved by the FDA - Drug Name: Ziprasidone (ziprasidone hydrochloride). 3/5
Drug Information from United States Pharmacopeia - United States Pharmacopeial Convention - a guide to more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications.  4/5
Ecstasy and Citalopram - Acute Psychological Effects of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA, "Ecstasy") are Attenuated by the Serotonin Uptake Inhibitor Citalopram by Liechti ME, Baumann C, Gamma A, Vollenweider FX Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich. 2/5
Escitalopram Oxalate - Brand Name: Lexapro. 3/5
FDA Search - The Food and Drug Administration -USA  4/5
Fluoxetine as Monotherapy in Psychosis 3/5
Fluphenazine Decanoate - From Internet Mental Health 4/5
Focus on Clozapine - Dr Miriam Naheed, Specialist Registrar, Hollins Park Hospital, Warrington, Cheshire and Dr Ben Green, Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, Royal Liverpool University Hospital. 4/5
Focus on Ziprasidone - Ben Green. 3/5
Guidelines for Withdrawal of Antidepressent Drugs- Professor C Heather Ashton DM, FRCP, January 2001.3/
Haloperidol Indications - According to numerous studies, haloperidol is antipsychotically efficacious in different forms of schizophrenia. A significant improvement can be achieved in approximately 70% of the treated subjects. 3/5
Involvement of Serotonin and Dopamine in the Mechanism of action of Novel Antidepressant Drugs - A Review - There is extensive literature describing the involvement of serotonergic and dopaminergic systems in the mechanism of action of antidepressant drugs. However, a unitary analysis of the data in terms of interaction between different monoaminergic systems is still lacking. 3/5
  Marijuana - A brief guide about the dangers of driving under the influence of marijuana. From Drugless.org 3/5
Medicine Cabinet - Medicines for Psychiatric Disorders - From @Health and contains information on classes of medication, medications for disorders and medicine names.  4/5
  Methadone - What is it? - According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine , methadone is an opiate analgesic prescribed for the treatment of severe pain. It is primarily prescribed to people who are expecting to be in pain, such as after a medical procedure, or those who are unable to be treated with other types of medication. An Article.
Mirtazapine ( Remeron , Zispin ) - Review of the results from clinical studies on the efficacy, safety and tolerability of mirtazapine.  3/5
Modafinil Research - Link to Reseach Articles. 3/5
Neuroleptics, Psychiatric Drug Hazards and Tardive Dyskinesia by Peter R. Breggin, MD - Neuroleptics WARNING! When trying to withdraw from many psychiatric drugs, patients can develop serious and even life-threatening emotional and physical reactions. In short, it is dangerous not only to start taking psychiatric drugs. From Centre for the Study of Psychiatry & Psychology.  3/5
Olanzapine, Focus on - Olanzapine is a novel antipsychotic agent marketed by Lilly & Co. 3/5
Paroxetine - An update of its pharmacology and therapeutic use in depression and a review of its use in other disorders. 3/5
Reboxetine - Is a NorAdrenaline Reuptake Inhibitor (NARI) that is approved in over 50 countries as an antidepressant. In May 2001, the FDA declined the approval of reboxetine for the US. 3/5
PharmaWeb - Phamacy Information on the Web 4/5
Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain - A professional body site containing information about the Society, its activities and membership requirements.  4/5
Reboxetine ( Edronax , Vestra ) - Reboxetine (Edronax) is a well-tolerated, highly selective "noradrenergic" agent. Crudely, whereas serotonin plays a vital role in mood, noradrenaline is essential to maintaining drive and the capacity for reward.    2/5
RxList - Internet Drug Index.  5/5
The Chemistry of Happiness - Seroxat is set to overtake Prozac as the world's favourite antidepressant. An Article. 3/5
Venlafaxine - Brand name: Effexor - Venlafaxine is a phenethylamine bicyclic derivative, chemically unrelated to tricyclic, tetracyclic or other available antidepressant agents. 3/5
Venlafaxine-tramadol similarities - Venlafaxine and tramadol are relatively new compounds indicated for the treatment of depression and pain, respectively. 3/5
Viloxazine as a betamimetic antidepressant drug - By Bourin M, Ortega A, Larousse C Neuropsychobiology 1987; 17(1-2):35-40. An Abstract. 3/5
Welcome to fluoxetine.com - fluoxetine.com The reference site for fluoxetine and depression Oral fluoxetine hydrochloride belongs to a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). SSRIs selectively affect neurotransmitter chemicals.  2/5
Zuclopenthixol - What Are The Other Names For Zuclopenthixol? Clopixol, What Is It Used To Treat? 3/5
 
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Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications: 0 (Essential Psychopharmacology Series) by Stephen M. Stahl, Illustrated by Nancy Muntner,
and Nancy Muntner (Paperback - 27 Mar 2009)

Psychopharmacology of Antipsychotics (Paperback)
by Stephen M Stahl (Author) "This pocketbook is a series of visual lessons on the antipsychotic drugs

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